Barbara Bush: A Class Act

Barbara Bush was a wife to one president and mother to another. She lived a life, I’m sure, full of challenges, both public and private. Still, she maintained a consistent grace, a certain decorum, . While I didn’t always agree with either Bush’s presidential politics, I always maintained a large measure of respect for her. … More Barbara Bush: A Class Act

Common Story, Uncommon Man: Cuba Gooding Jr.

I recently ran across a profile of actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. in the Guardian newspaper. The interview was to highlight his current appearance in the musical Chicago, now running in London. In the piece, he recounted his “Show Me The Money!” rush of fame (in the film Jerry McGuire, with Tom Cruise), recognition (and Oscar … More Common Story, Uncommon Man: Cuba Gooding Jr.

Take a Laugh in the Mirror

We address some weighty subjects on The Old Money Blog. So every once in a while–oh, let’s say on April Fools Day–it’s good to take a look in the Old Money mirror and have a laugh. We can, and should, take things seriously. Life matters.┬áBut we can’t take ourselves seriously, at least not all of … More Take a Laugh in the Mirror